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PROCEEDINGS 

OF THE 

ANC IE NT YORK MASONS, 

OB 

Boctf) Cairo lina^ 
A. L. 5836. 




RALEIGH. 
Pbiktsd bt Thoisas J. LxatAT, 



1837'. 



PROCE3ED1NOS. 



C^RAND LODGE OF INORTH CAROLINA. 

Monday Evening, Bee. 5, Jl. L, 5836. 

At an Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge 
of North Carolina, bugun and held at the Masonic 
Hall, in the City of Raleigh, were present: 

M. W. L. H. MARSTELLER, g. m. 
HENRY BLOUNT, g. s. w. 
J. G. MARSHAI.L, g. j. w. 
G. W. LIGON, G. T. 
J. J. CHRISTOPHERS, g. sec. 
J. LITCHFORD, a. g. sec. 
A. TENCH. G. J. D. p. T. 
WM. B. DUNN, G. s. D. 

P. E. EURT, G. PURSUIVANT, p. T. 

D. LINDEMAN, g. marshal, p. t. 

J. T. C. WIATT, G. STEWARD. 

J; D. ROYSTER, a. g. steward. 
R. W. ASHTON, G. txxer. 

representatives from the EOIiLOWING LODGES: 

Lafayette, No. 86, Louisburg— Bro's Macklin and 
Perry. 

Wake Forest Lodge, 97, Wake — Bro's Wm. B. Dunn 
and Sims. 

VISITERS. 

Bros. D. Barnam, Reeder, Perry, West, Litchford, 
Tench, Hinton, Branch, Burt, Bain. 

The Grand Lodge was opened in due form. No 



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business coming before the Lodge, it was called from> 
labour to refreshment until Friday evening next, 7 
o'clock. J. J. CHRISTOPHERS, Sec. 



Friday Evening, Bee. 9, ei. L. 5836. 

The Grand Lodge convened pursuant to adjourn- 
ment. 

PHESENT. 

M. W. L. n. MARSTELLER, g. m. 

D. W. STONE, D. G. M. 

H. BLOUKT, s. G. w. p. t. 
J. G. MARSHALL, j. g. w. p. 
G. W. LIGON, G. T. 
J. J. CHRISTOPHERS, g. s, 
W. T. BAIN, A. G. SEC. 

E. II. REEDER, g. j. d. p. t. 
J. A. HUSSEY, G. s. D. p. T. 

J.^ O'K. WILLIAMS, G. MARSHAL, p. T. 
W. PHILLIPS, G. PURSUIVANT, p. T. 
A. PARKS, G. S. BEARER, P. T. 
J. T. C. WIATT, G. STEWARD. 

J. D. ROYSTER, a. g. s. 
R. W. ASHTON, G. TTiER. 

hepresentatives from the following lodges: 

Greensborough, 76, Greensborough — P. Adams. 
Hiram, No. 40, Raleigh — Bros. Marshall and New- 
Ion. 

Eagle, 71, Hillsborough— Bros. Phillips and Parks. 
Warren, 101, Kenansville — J. E. Hussey and O. R. 
Kenan. 

VISITERS. 

Bros. Scott, Burt, Reeder andBarnum. 

A resolution in favor of J. J. Chrisiophers was 
read, and on motion, was laid on the table untiLthe 
jiext meeting. 



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On motion, the Lodge was called from labor to re- 
freshment until Monday evening 7 o'clock. 



Mondaij Evening, Bee. 12, .1. L. 5636. 

The Grand Lodge convened pursuant to adjourn- 
ment. 

PRESEJ^T. 

M. W. L. H. MARSTELLER, g. m. 

E, B. FREEMAN, g. s. w. p. t. 

J. G. MARSHALL, g. j. w. p. t, 

G. W. LIGON, G. TR. 

J. J. CHRISTOPHERS, g. sec. 

WM. T. BAIN, A. G. SEC. 

J. W. BARNKS, G. J. D. p. T. 

HENRY BLOUNT, g. s. d. p, t. 

J. MACKLIN, G. S. BEARER, P. T. 

PETER A.DAMS, g. pursuivant, p. t. 
JAMES GEORGE, g. marshal, p. t. 
J. T. C. WIAT T, G. steward. 
J. D. ROYS l ER, a. g. steward. 

R, W. ASHTON, G. TYLER, 
representatives FROM THE FOLLOWING LODGES! 

Unanimity Lodge, No. 54, Edenton — E. B. Freeman, 
Joseph Warren, No. 92, Stantonsbnrg— J. W. Barnes. 
Morning Star, 85, Nashville — Henry Blount. 
Concord, 58, Tarborough — James George. 

VISIT 3-' us. 

Bro. F. H. Reeder, 

On motion of Bro, Macklin, it was ordered that a 
committee he appointed to waU on the delei^ales from 
the subordinate Lods^es, am! request their punctual 
attendance on Wednesday evening S7 : t. 

The most ^^ oishipful Master v a-: pleased to ap^- 
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point on said committee Bros. Mackliny George and; 
Blount. 

Bro. E. B. Freeman oifered the following resolu- 
tion, which was adopted, to wit; 

Resolved, That the Grand Treasurer receive from the representative 
of Unanimity Lodge, No. 54, Edenton, twenty-eight dollars, in full for 
all dues from said Lodge, to wit, for the years 1832, 1834, 1835 & 1836. 

The petition of Mr. VVilie W. Johnston, which was 
laid over at our last annual communication, was call- 
ed up, and, on motion, referred to a select commit- 
tee, consisting of Bros. Freeman, Ligon and Marshall. 

The resolution of Bro. J. J. Christophers, which 
was read at our last meeting, was taken up and adopt- 
ed, to wit: 

Resolved, That the Grand Treasurer pay to Bro. J. J. Christophers 
the sum of thirty-five dollars, for his services as Secretary to this Grand 
Lodge at our last annual communication. 

An account of Bro. Thos. J. Lemay, for ^37 75, 
was read, and, on motion, was laid on the tahle until 
our next meeting. 

On motion of Bro. Freeman, the Lodge called from 
lahour to refreshment until Wednesday eyening next 
7 o'clock. 



Wednesday Evening, Bee. 14, »1. L. 5836. 

The Grand Lodge convened pursuant to adjourn- 
ment. 

PRESENT. 

M. W. L. H. MARSTELLER, g. m. 

E. B. FREEMAN, g. s. w. p. t. 
J. G. MARSHALL, g. j. w. p. t. 

G. W. LIGON, G. TR. 

J. J. CHRISTOPHERS, g. sec. 
WM. T. BAIN, G. J. D. p. T. 

H. BLOUNT. G. s. D. p. T. 
J. MACKLIN, G. s. B. p. T. 

A. A. CHESNUT, g. pursuivant, p. t. 

J. GEORGE, G. MARSHAL, P. T. 
J. T. C. WIATT, G. TYLER. 



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REPRI'ISEN'TATIVES FKOM THE FOLLOWIKG LODGE: 

No. 98, Clinton— Bro. Cliesnut, 

T!ic account of Bro. Tlios. J. Leniay, for E37 75 
being' taken up, was allowed. 

Bro. E. B. Freeman offered tlie following resolu- 
tion, which was adopted, to wit: 

Resolved, That three committees, one on Commimicalions from 
Grand Lodges and miscellaneous communications, one on returns 
from Subordinate Lodges and charters, and the other on the Treasurer's 
account, be now raised, to which may be referred such matters as may 
belong to them. 

Whereupon the Grand Master was pleased to make 
the following' standi«3g' committees, to wit: 

On Communications from Grand Lodges and Mis- 
cellaneons Communications— Bros. Freeman, Blount 
and Macklin. 

On Returns from Subordinate Lodges and Char- 
ters — Bros. George, Marshall and Christophers. 

On Treasurer's Account — Bros. Freeman, Blount 
and George. 

The Grand Lodge proceeded to the election of its 
officers for the ensuing year^ when the following 
brethren were elected, to wit: ^^'f^WMn 
Bro. L. H. Mahstemer, G. M, i 
H. Blount, G. S. W. I 

" J. Macklin, G. J. W. I 

" Wm. T. Bain, G. Sect'y. \ 
G. W. LiGON, G. T. \ 

On motion of Bro. George, a committee was ap 
pointed to wait on the officers elect, and to inform 
them of their election, and to request the attendance 
of some past Grand Master to assist in the installation. 

The W. G. Master was pleased to appoint Bros. 
George, Marshall and Kenan on said committee. 

No farther business coming before the Lodge, it was 
called from labour to refreshment until Friday even- 
ing next, 7 o'clock. 

J. J. CHRISTOPHERS, Sec. 



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Friday E'cening, Bee. 16, *1. L, 5836. 
The Grand Jiodge met pursuant to adjournment. 

PRESENT. 

M. W. L. H. MARSTELLER, g. m. 
H. BLOUNT, G. s. w. p. t. 
J. M \CKLIN, G. J. V/. p. T. 

G. W. LIGON, G. TREAS. 

J. J. CHRISTOPHERS, g. sec. 
W. T. BAIN, A. G. s. 
J. G. MARSHALL, g. s. d. p. t. 
WM. B. DUNN, G. J. D. 
J. E. HUSSEY, G. s. B. p. t. 
J. O'K. WILLI /^MS, G. M. p. t. 

A. S. WAUGH, G. PURSUIVANT. 
J. T. C. WTATT, G. STEWARD. 

J. D. ROYSTFR, a. g. steward. 

R. W. ASHTON, G. TYLER. 

representatives from the following lodges: 
Line Lodge, No. 87 — B. O. C. House, Jno. Hines, 

VISITERS. 

. Reeder, B. Dunn, and Hines. 
Macklin, Chairman of the committee from 
Lodges and Miscellaneous Communications, 
Report thereon, which was concurred in, to 

The committee on Communications from Grand Lodges and miscella- 
aeous correspondence, beg leave to report that there has been nothing 
before them claiming the special attention of the Grand Lodge. 

Respectfully submitted. 

J. J. MACKLIN, Chrm'n. 

On motion of Bro. Marshall, it was 

Resolved, That the Grand Lodge proceed to the installation of jt« of- • 
Seers on Monday evening next at 7 o'clock. 




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An Account of Jo. Gales & Son, for ^9 25, was 
r€ad, and on motion, was allowed. 

On motion of Bro. J. O'K. Williams, a committee 
was appointed to draft a resolution respecting* the de- 
linquent Subordinate Lodges to this Grand Lodge. — 
The W. G. Master was pleased to appoint on that 
committee Bros. Williams, Blount and Dunn. 

No farther business coming before the Grand Lodge, 
it was called from labor to refreshment until Monday 
evening next, at % o'clock. 

V/. T. BAIN, G...Secfy. 



Monday Evening, Bee. 19, Jl. L, 5830. 

The Grand Lodge convened pursuant to adjourn- 
ment. 

PRESENT. 

M. W. L. H. MARSTELLER, g.. ma-ster. 
R. W. R. D. SPEIGHT, p. g. m. 

H. BLOUNT, G. s. w. p. t. 

J. MAC KLIN, G. J. w. p; T. 

G. W. LIGON, G. TREAS. 

W. T. BAIN, G. SEC. 

J. J. CHRISTOPHER), a. g. sec. 

^Y. B. DUNN, G. s. D. 

JAMES GEORGE, g. j. d. 

J. A. HUSSEY, G. marshal. 

J. O'K. WILLIAMS, G. s. b. 

E. JONES, G. pursuivant. 

J; T. C. WIATT, g. steward. 

J. D. ROYSTER, a. g. sttiward. 

R. W. ASHTON, G. TYLER. 
VISITERS. 

Bros. W. W. Jolmston, Jas. Newlon, ¥/. Foster, 
F. S. Crenshaw, James Litchford, Jeremiah Xlunn, 
J[a„s. Adie, F. H. lleedcr, Feler Adaois. 



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REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE FOLLOWING LODGES, TO WlTi: 

Liberty, 'No. 45, Wilkesboro' — Bro. Jones. 
Franklin, No. 94, Hyde— F. B. Satterthwaite. 

Bro. Blonnt, Chairman of Ihe committee on delin-- 
qiient Subordinate Lodges, reported, to wit: 

Raleigh. N- C, 19th Dec. 1636. 

To the most Worshipful Grand Lodge of J\''. C. 

The committee to VA'hom was referred by a resolution there- 
of, the subject of Delinquent Subordinate Lodges working by charter 
under authority hereof, beg leave most respectfully to report, that the 
result ot their enquiries, is that the following Lodges to wit: — St. John's, 
No. 1, Wilmington; St. John's, 3, Newbern; Phoenix, 8, Fayetteville; 
Washington, 15, Beaufort; Phalanx, 31, Charlotte; Stokes, 32, Con- 
cord; Davie, 39, Bertie; Liberty, 45, Wilkesborough; Hall, 53, Curri- 
tuck; King Solomon. 56, Northampton; Perseverance, 59, Plymouth; 
Union, 62, Waynesborough; Kelwinning, 64, Wadesborough; Williams, 
66, Currituck; Scotland Neck, 68, Halifax; Taylor, 69, Beaufort; Gol- 
den Fleece, 74, Milton; Widow's Sun, 75, Camden; Albemarle, 77, 
Hertford; Sharon, 78, Greenville; Charity, 78, W^indsor; Mount Mori- 
ah, 82, Statesville; Lafayette, 83, Onslow C, H.; Fellowship, 84, Smith- 
field; Enfield, 88, Enfield; Eastern, 89, Elizabeth City; Western Star, 
91, Rutherfordton; Jerusalem, 95, Hookerton; Fulton, 99, Salisbury; 
Rising Sun, 100, Morganton; were, on or about the 17th day of June 
last, by a Circular deposited in the Post Office at this place, addressed 
to the several Masters thei'eof, at their respective places of location, serv= 
ed, or intended to be served, with a notice, of which the following is e. 
copy: 

"Raleigh, June 17, 1836. 

To the JForshlpftil Master of liOdgfe No. 

Worshipful a^sj) Dear Sir, 

It is made my duty to communicate to the Lodge 
over which you preside, the subjoined resolution, adopted by the Most 
Worshipful Grand Lodge of North Carolina, at its last Annual Com- 
munication. It is, therefore, respectfully requested that you will take 
the earliest opportunity to lay it before the said Lodge, and urge the ne- 
cessity of a prompt compliance with its requisition. You will observe 
that the continuance of your chartered privileges and right in the jewels 
and propcrtj of your Lodge, are suspended upon the issue. The Grand 
Jjodge has been impelled to this rigid and decisive measure by the gen- 
eral delinquency of subordinate Lodges, which, unless speedily reme- 
died, must cause our ancient and venerable institution to perish in this 
State. It is therefore hoped and believed that your regard for your own 



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'Lodge, and your concern for the good of Masonry in general, will in- 
duce you to resume, with redoubled zeal and diligence, the labors of the 
craft, and punctually discharge your obligations to our Most Worship- 
ful Grand Lodge. 

"Should - Lodge, No. 

fail, however, to have this claim adjusted by or at the next Annual 
Communication, I hereby give the said Worshipful Lodge notice, in 
obedience to the command of the Grand Lodge, 'to appear, hy legal 
representative or representatives, at the Annual Communication of the 
Grand Lodge of North Carolina, to be held for the year 1836, to show 
cause why the charter, jewels and property of said Lodge shall not be 
forfeited to the Grand Lodge; and if your said Lodge shall fail to ap- 
pear, by a representative or representatives, at the time aforesaid, the 
charter, jewels and property thereof shall be held and deemed to be for- 
feited.' 

"The following is a statement of the amount due: 
liOdge, Mo. 

''To the Grand Lodge of JYorth Carolina, Dr. 
"For Annual Dues, from to Dec. 1836, $ 

''Resoluiion of the Grand Lod^e of JVorth Carolina, adopt- 
ed at the Annual Communication held for the year 1835. 
'■Resolved, That all subordinate Lodges in this State now in arrears 
■to the Grand Lodge, be, and they are hereby required to have the same 
adjusted by or at the next 'Annual Communication; and if any subordi- 
nate Lodge shall fail or refuse to comply with this resolution, it shall be 
the duty of the Grand Secretary to give such Lodge three months' no- 
tice to appear, by legal representative or representatives, at the Annual 
Communication of the Grand Lodge of North Carolina, to be held for 
the year 1836, to show cause why the charter, jewels, and property of 
such Lodge shall not be forfeited to this Grand Lodge; and if such 
Lodge shall fail to appear by a representative or representatives at the 
time aforesaid, the charter, jewels and property thereof shall be held 
and deemed to be forfeited.' 

"Fraternally yours, <S^c, 

J. J. C G. Sechr, G. L. JV. C." 

It also appears that the aforesaid Lodges were, in the year 1835, 
through the medium of the mails, furnished (each of them) with a copy 
of the proceedings of this Grand Lodge, at iti Annual Communication 
held in Dec, 1834, containing a copy of the resolution contained in the 
foregoing Circular; as also in 1836, in the same way, with a copy of the 
proceedings of this Grand Lodge, at its Annual Communication held in 
Dec. 1835. containing the said resolution, re- resolved at (lc said meet- 
ing in 1835, 



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Your committee are, therefore, of opinion that, without the further 
action of this Grand Lodge, the aforesaid Lodges being still delinquent 
and yet remaining unrepresented, have, to all intents and purposes, for- 
feited their respective charters, jev^rels and property to this Grand Lodge. 
In consequence vs^hereof, without the interposition of this Grand Lodge, 
it would be the painful duty of the Most Worshipful Grand Master to 
commission and send out his agents for the purpose of demanding and 
receiving the same. 

In consideration of all of which, and out of the abundance of that 
spirit of forbearance, charity, brotherly love and affection, which char- 
acterizes and distinguishes our ancient and honorable institution above 
all others, and which it is both oar pride and pleasure to practice as 
well as preach on all proper occasions, and with the cherished and rea- 
sonable hope that this admonition may be duly appreciated, we beg 
leave most respectfully to recommend the adoption of the following res- 
olution, to w't: 

Resolved, That the Most Worshipful Grand Master be, and he is 
hereby authorised and requested to suspend the enforcement of the res- 
olutions of 1834 and 1835, in relation to the foregoing subject, until 
the 25th day ol Dec. 1837. And that the Grand Secretary give each 
of the aforesaid Delinquent Lodges notice hereof, by transmitting 
through the mails or otherwise, a copy of the foregoing report and this 
resolution. 

AH of which is most respectfully submitted by 

H. BLOUiNT,Chr'n. 

On motion of brother Blount it was 

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Grand Lodge be directed to have 
the necessary repairs done to their Hall, and that he draw on the Grand 
Treasurer for the amount expended. 

On motion of bro. Macklin, it was 

Resolved, That a committee of three be appointed, whose duty it 
shall be to select some brother to deliver an Oration on the approaching 
anniversary of Saint John the Evangelist. The W. G. Master was 
pleased to appoint on that committee bros. Macklin, Blount and Keenan. 

Bro. George, Chairman of the committee on re- 
turns from Subordinate Lodges, &c. asked leave to 
have farther time to report^ which was concurred in. 

On motion, the committee to settle with the Admin- 
istrator of bro. B. A. Barham, our late Grand Treas^ 
urer, were allowed farther time to report. 

Bro. Blount, Chairman of the committee on Grand 
Treasurer's Accounts, asked leave to have farther 
time to report, which was agreed to. 



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Bi'o. George, Chairman of the committee to wait 
on Past Grand Master, to request his attendance at 
the installation of its Grand Officers, reported that 
thej had called on M. W. R. D. Spaight, Grand Mas- 
ter, and requested his attendance at the installation, 
and he was pleased to honor us with his presence. 

The Grand Lodge proceeded to the installation of 
its Grand Officers for the ensuing yearj when the 
following brethren were duly installed. 

M. W. li. H. Marsteilek, Grand Master. 

Herry Blount, G. S. Warden. 

Joseph Mackiin, G. J. Warden. 
G. .W. LiGOjf, G. Treasurer. 

WiiiiAM T. Bain, G. Secretary. 

R. W. AsHTON, G. Ttxer. 
The Worshipful Grand Master then made the fol- 
lowing appointments: 
Bro. David W. Stone. D. G. MastcF. 
William B. Dunn, G. S. Deacon. 
James George, G. J. Deacon. 
W. M. Green, "J 
Thos. J. Lemay, L Grand Chaplains. 
John Armstrong, j 

R. D. Sfaight, 

Alex. M'Rae, 

Thos. L. Hybert, 

L. L. Stevenson, 

N. B. Massenburg, 

James G. Stevens, 

Jessee H. Drake, j 

J. Northrop, | 

Allen Bowden, J 

Edmund Jones, G. Marshal. 

J. O'K. Williams, G. Pursuivan. 

Jno. E. Hussey, G. Sword Bearer. 

J. T. C. Wiatt, G. Steward. 

J. D. RoYSTER, Asst. Gr. Steward, 

R. W. Ashton, G. Tyler. 

Bro. Peter Adams offered the following resolutions^ 
which were unanimously adopted: 



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Grand Lecturers. 



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Whereas the Supreme Architect of the Universe, in his inscmtable 
Providence, has removed from amongst us our brother A. E. Manner, 
one of our Grand Lecturers of the Grand Lodge of North Carohna: 

Be it therefore resolved^ That we sincerely lament the loss which 
Masonry in general, and this Grand Lodge in particular has sustained in 
the death of our friend and brother Alfred E. Hanner. 

Resolved further, That this Grand Lodge sincerely sympathize with 
the family of the deceased in their affliction. 

Resolved further, That the foregoing resolutions be published in the 
papers of this city. 

On motion, the Grand Lodge called off from labor 
to refreshment until Thursday evening next, at 7 
o'clock. WM. T. BAIN, G- Sec. 



Thursday Evening, Bee. 22, A. L. 5836. 
The Grand Lodge metpursuant to adjournment. 

PRESEIfT. 

M. W. L. H. MARSTELLER, G. m. 
HENRY BLOUNT, g. s. w. 
JOSEPH MACKLIN. g. j. w. 
G. W. LIGON, G. T. 
W. T. BAIN, G. s. 
JAMES GEORGE, g. s. i>. 

KEENAN, G. J. D. p. T. 

EDMUND JONES, g. marshal. 

J. O'K. WILLIAMS, G. PURSUIVANT. 

J. E. HUSSEY, G. s. B. 

J. T. C. WIATT, G. STEWARD. 

J. D. ROYSTER, a. g. steward. 

R. W. ASHTON, G. TYLER. 
VISITERS. 

Bpo. J. G. Marshall, B. D. Simms, J. W. How- 
ard, W. Walsh, W. W. Johnston, B. Dunn, Watson, 
McVickee. 



REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE FOLLOWING LODGES, TO WIT! 

^ion Lodge, No. 81, Trent Bridge, — Bro. Howard. - 



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Perseveramce, Plymouth, No. 59 — J. O'K. Williams. 

Returns from Royal White Hart Lodge, No 2, Hali- 
fax w.ere received, but no dues paid for the present 
Communication. 

On motion of J. Macklin, it was 

l^esolved, That the dues from Zion Lodge, No. 81, Trent Bridge, be 
remitted up to 1st Dec. 1836. 

Bro. Macklin of the committee to procure the ser- 
vices of some brother to deliver an oration on the an- 
niversary of St. John the Evangelist, reported that 
they have not been able to obtain the services of any 
brotlier for tliat purpose, and pray to be discharged 
from the farther consideration of the subject. 

On motion of brother Blount, it was 

Resolved, That brother Grand Treasurer and brother John G, Mar- 
shall, together with brother Grand Secretary, be appointed a committee, 
whose duty it shall be, in addition to the making of necessary repairs to 
the building, also to procure the necessary furniture, and make the ne- 
cessary improvements for the preservation of the building, and conveni- 
ent accommodation of the members. 

The following report was^read and concurred in: 

The committee to whom was referred the subject of charters and re- 
turns fiom Subordinate Lodges, have had the same under consideration, 
and beg leave to report that nothing has come before them on the sub- 
ject of charters. They find at this Communication only twelve returns 
from Subordinate Lodges. Concord Lodge has not presented their re- 
turns, though represented by their W. M. Brother George. A.11 of 
which is respectfully submitted; and ask to be discharged Irom the far- 
ther consideration of the subject. 

JAMES GEORGE, ^ 

JNO. G. MARSHALL, 3 Committee. 



Bro. Blount, on the committee of brother G. Treas- 
urer's Accounts, made the following Report, which 
was concurred in. 

To the Grand Lodge of JYorth Carolina- 

Your committee, to whom was referred the subject of Accounts 
of the Grand Treasurer, beg leave most respectfully to report: 



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That they have had the'same under consideration, and find-that the total 

amount received from all sources up to the 3d instant, is $334 38 
That is to say, from Banks of the State at sundry times the 



sum of - - - - $106 25 

From former Treasurer - - - 28 13 

Dues from Subordinate Lodges ^. 200 00 

§334 38 

Of which sum there has been expended - . - 228 01^ 

Leaving now in hand - - . - $106 36^ 



subject to the order of this Grand Lodge, over and above what has been 
received during the present convocation. AH of which is most respect- 
fully submitted. H. BLOUNT. 
Dec. 16th 1836. 

In ad Uton to the above sum of . - §106 36 

The Grand Treas. has received from Bro. John G. Marsliall 
for rents of Basement story of the Lodge, up to this 
meeting, the sum of ^ - - $72 40 

Amounting in all to the sum of - - |178 76^ 

as the balance now in the hands of the Grand Treasurer, subject to the 
order of this Grand Lodge, anci the most Worshipful Grand Master. 
All of which is most respectfully submitted by 

H. BLOUNT. 

Dec. 22, 188G. 



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The Grand Lodge called off from labor to refresli* 
ment until Tuesday evening, at 7 o'clock. 

>\M. T. BAIN, G. Sect'j. 



Tuesday Evening, Bee, 2*7, A. L. 5836. 
The Grand liOdge met pursuant to adjournment. 

PRESENT. 

M. W. L. H. MARSTELLER, o. m. 

JAMES GEORGE, g. s. w. p. t. 

F. B. SATTERTHWAITE, g. j. w. p. t. 

W. WALSH, G. TREAS. p. T. 

W. T. BAIN, G. SEC. 

HOWARD, G. s. D. p. T. 

J. R. KEENAN, g. j. d. p. t. 

W. W. JOHNSTON, G. MARSHAL. P. T. 

J. O'K. WILLIAMS, G. PURSUIVANT. 
JOHN E. HUSSEY, g. s. b. 

J. T. C. WIATT, G. STEWARD. 

J. D. ROYSTER, a. g. steward. 

R. W. ASHTON, G. TYLER. 
VISITERS. 

Bro. W. Walsh, McGeacer, W. W. Johnston. 

The Communication from St. John's Lodge, Kings- 
ton, was received and ordered to lie on the table^ and 
the Secretary directed to inform the Master of said 
Lodge that his Communication was not accompanied 
by the requirements of the 2d section of the lOtli ar- 
ticle of the Constitution of the Grand Lodge, and 
consequently could not be received, and acknowledge 
the receipt of six dollars, informing him of the bal- 
ance due, four dollars. 

On motion, the Grand Lodge was closed in ample 
form until the 35th December, 1837. 

WILLIAM T. BAIN, G- Sect'y- 



RETURNS 



State of the Lodges working under the jurisdiction of 
the Grand Lodge of J^orth Carolina, which have 
made returns at the present communication. 

Widow's Son liOd^e, No. ^5, Camdeia. 

OFFICERS. 

"W. Master 
S. Warden 

J. Warden and Steward 
Treasurer and Steward 
Secretary 
S. Deacon 
Withdrawn 
Tyler 

MEMBERS. 

Wilson Burfoot J 
James Citizen 
Dempsey C. Bell 
Elijah Staples 
William J. Philips 
Jesse C. Bell 
Samuel Tillett 
raised 1, withdrawn 4, died 1. 

Hiram I^odg^e, No. 40, Raleigli. 

OFFICERS. 



John K. Ferrill 
Thomas Cox 
Abner Forbes 
John S. Burgess 
Cornelius C. Bryant 
James W. Duke 
Solomon Perkins, J. D. 
Philip Morrissett 



Enoch Nash 
Justin B. Jacobs 
John Kelly 
Samuel Aydlott 
Peter Seymour 
James N. McPherson 
Willougby Wright 
Initiated 4, passed 1, 



John G. Marshall 
James Newlon 



W .Master 
S. Warden 



Francis H. Reeder 
John J. Christophers 
Thomas L. West 



20 

J. Warden 

Treasurer 

Secretary 



MEMBERS. 



Jno. T. C. Wiatt 

C. Christophers 
A. S. Waugh 
Benjamin F. Jordan 
Green W. Ligon 
Wm. J. Lougie 

D. B. Griffin 
P. B. Burt 
John Griffin 



W. J. Ramsay 
R. W. Ashton 
Wm. B. Dunn 
J. Henry 
Wm. R. Hill 
P. LeMessurier 
H. P. Tucker 
Wm. L. Fowler 



Wake Forest t.oclge, No. 97, Wake. 



OFFICERS. 



William B. Dunn 
Peterson Dunn 
Robt. N. Jeffreys 
John M. Fleming 
Reddick Hunter 
W. R. Thomas 
Boiling Dunn 
Jeremiah Dunn 



W. Master 
S. Warden 
J. Warden 
Secretary 
Treasurer 
S. Deacon 
J. Deacon 
Tyler 



MEMBERS. 



Berry D. Simms 
John'^P. Lemay 
George W. Purifoy 
Nathaniel Thompson 
Willis Cole 
A. Hester 
F. B. Crenshaw 
Hudson High 
Thomas F. Christmon 
Henry Richards 



Burrell Perry 
Benj. Young 
Anthony Cole 
Thomas J. Lemay 
Allen Dunn 
Doctor Cole 
Junius Dill worth 
Thos. J. Terrell 
Goodwin Jolies 



REPRESENTATIVES. 

William B. Dunn Berry D. Simms 

R. N. Jeffreys 

Admitted 1, initiated 5, passed 2, raised 2, withdrawn^ 
4j rejected 1. 



OFFICERS. . 



John M. Logan W. Master 

J. I-L Lindsay S. Warden 

P. Adams Ji Warden 

G. D. Jordan ' Secretary 

D. Scott Treasurer 

B. Adams G. Deacon 

M. S. Daniel J. Deacon 

Robt. Mitchell Tyler 



MEMBERS. 



J. C. Dawson 

G. H. Bowers 
James Humphreys 
M. R. Moore 

P. S. Peeples 
M. Jordan 
S. C. Gerin 
T. Carbry 
i^^ F. W. Gorrell 
P Jonathan Church 
Samuel Sharp 
C. B. Evans 
M. Hedgeeock 
Benj. Overman 
John D. Evans 
I Haly Brown 
O. Gardner 

H. J. W^arren 
Initiated 7, passed 6, 



Wm. H. . Gumming 
W^illiam Sturgis 
P. Bevil 
W. G. Beard 
J. G. Wright 
R. W. Lindsay 

B. C. Oppelt 
H. B. Stratford 

C. W. Peeples 
S. G. Coffin 

J. N. Millis 
Joel Jackson 
J. D. Heath 
Jesse McCuistin 
John B. Kingsbury. 
Dempsey Brown 
N. Caulk 

raised 4, died L 



William T. Shields 
Wm. C. Christinas 
John M. Jones 
Allen Parks 
James M. Palmer 
Robt. F. Pleasants 
James Parks 



J. Chiltis 
Thomas Clanc_v 
William Horton 
C. S. Warren 
vS. B. Holder 
Richard Peacock 
James S. Smith 
John Scott 
E. McDaniel 
William F. Jones 
William Piper 
S. Piper 

William C. Bland 
Brisco Warren 
R. D. Barker 
Admitted 7, initi 



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No. Hillsboroiigii. 

orFrcJi;Rs. 

W. Master 
S. Warden 
J. Warden 
Treasurer 
Secretary 
S. Deacon 
Tyler 

MEMBERS. 

J. J. Freeland 
J. B. McDade 
J. S. Claytor 
John Berry 
C. L. Cooley 
Archibald Borland 
Frederick Nash 
James Turner 
.Wm. Montgomery 
William Nelson 
William H. Phillips 
George Laws 
Eli H. Watson. 
James Brown 
Joseph Holt 
3, passed 6, raised 5. 



' Morniog Star Xodge, No. §5, Nas&ville. 

OFFICERS. 

Jesse H. Drake W. Master 

James C. Stevans S. Warden 

Henry Blount J. Warden 

Samuel W. W. Vick Treasurer 

Benj- H. Blount Secretary 

Crawford Arring-ton S. Deacon 



William D. Tisdale 
Grey Bridges 
Gideon Boss ^ 
Bolin Milton 5 



James N. Mann 
William Bowers 
John H. Drake, Jr. 
Henry Blount 
Isaac Sessums 
Henry Pitts 
Joseph Arrington, Dr. 
Joseph Wlnstead 
James C. Stevens 
Branton Fields 
Benjamin H. Blount 
Crawford Arrington 
Thomas G. Stone 
Redmun Thorn 
John A. Barnes 
Gray Bridgers 
Dennis Taylor 
William W. Bryant 
James W. Barnes 
James Sellevant 
John C. Drake 
John E. Sulzman 
Duncan Floyed 
Eli Manning 
Allen T. Meachum 
James Ricks 
John J. Bunn 
George R. Bell 
Samuel G. Wheless 
Richmond Upchurch 

Admitted 1, initiated 
pelled 2, rejected 2. 



23 

J. Deacon 
Tyler 

Stewards 



iMEMBERS. 

John H. Drake, Sr. 
Garrett Weggins 
Samuel W. W. Vick 
Turner "P. Westray 
Pej'ton A. R. Hammond-s 
Michael Collins 
Peyton R. Tunstall 
Henry Dixon 
Willie Brownrigg 
Henry Sorsby 
Bolin Milton 
John G. Williams 
William H. Batchelor 
William F. Sikes 
William D. Tisdale 
Benjamin Belbro 
Benjamin Screw^s 
Demsey D. Barnes 
William Walker 
Robert C. Hilliard 
Richard H. Dozier 
Willis Warren 
Abisha Vester 
Josiah C. Moses 
Bennett Taylor 
Joel Wells 
John H. Hilliard 
Burrel Moore 
John E. Lindsey 

raised 16, withdrawn 2, 



Ferseverauc€ L<od§:e, No. 59, Flymoittli. 



Levi Fagan 
^Hardy Hardison 
Joseph Ramsey 
Franklin F. Fagan 
Thomas E. Pender 
Alexander Cameron 
William B. Fessenden 
John Smithey 
John F. Neil 
Elijah Cornell 



George W. Clements 
John W. Maitland 
Thomas E. Pender 
Hardy Hardison 
Alexander Cameron 
William R. Gaylard 
John Smithey 
Jordan J. Phelps 
James H. Hartmas 



OFFICERS. 

W. Master 
S. Warden 
J. Warden 
Treasurer 
Secretary 
S. Deacon 
J. Deacon 
S. Steward 
J. Steward 
Tyler 

MEMBERS. 

Levi Fagan 

William R. Fessenden 
Elijah Cornell 
Franklin F. Fagan 
Samuel Johnson 
Joseph Ramsey 
John D. Bennett 
John F. Neil 
Theodore J. Smith 



Warren L.odg:e, No. 92, Stantons'bnrgr. 



OFFICERS. 



Wright Edmundson 
Edwin Barnes 
Robert Simms 
Thomas S. Burt 
Joab Horne 
Theophilus Eason 
John W. Barnes 
Elbert Amason 7 
Hardy F. Barnes $ 
Enos Amason 



W. Master 
S. Warden 
J. Warden 
Treasurer 
Secretary 
S. Deacon 
J. Deacon 

Stewards 

Tyler 



25 



MEMBERS, 

Samuel Speight Nathan H. Davis 

Isaac W. Horne James B. Wilkins 

Duncan Robbins John Wilkins 

James F. Jenkins Jonathan T. Eason 

Wi liam J. Armstrong 

Admitted 1, initiated 16, passed 14, raised 14, with- 
drawn 5, rejected 2. 



Warren Xrodi^e, No. 101, KenansTlUe« 



OFFICERS. 



Owen R Kenan 
William J Price 
Isaac B Kelly 
Albert G Hill 
Hampton Sullivan 
John Wilkinson 
William H Hurst 
William H Hansley 



W Master 
S Warden 
J Warden 
S Deacon 
J. Deacon 
Treasurer 
Secretary 
Tyler 



MEMBERS, 



John E Hussey 
John Farrier 
Samuel Houston 
Hogan Hunter 
Kenan Millerd 
C O Hurst 
Initiated 2, withdrawn 1 . 



Samuel Standford 
William McGee 
Nicholas Hall 
James K Hill 
Thomas J Keneair 



Xafayette Liodge, No* 86» I^oiiisbiirg;. 

OFFICERS. 

N. B. Massenburg W. Master 

William H. Strother S. Ward<?n 

C 



Joseph J. Macklin 
Gustin Perry 
Davis Young 
Samuel Broder 
Washington Branch 
George Davis 



Smith Patterson 
William Foster 
Alfred A. Lancaster 
Cooper Gupton 
Peyton Harris 
Josiah Murphrey 
Simon G. Jeffreys 
Thomas W. Hicks 
Joseph Bilbrey 
John D. Connell 
Norfleet Gupton 
Baldwin Perry 

Initiated 2, passed 1, 



26 

J. Warden 
Treasurer 
Secretary 
S. Deacon 
J. Deacon 
Tyler 

MEMBERS. 

Archibald H. Davis 
Henry G. Williams 
James A. Debnam 
James J. Foster 
Joseph J. Ward 
Joel Harris 
Samuel H. Lancaster 
Josiah Leonard 
Alexander Evans 
Thomas E. Yarbrough 
Nathan B. Walker 

raised 2, rejected Ip 



L.ine JLodge, No. S7, Buplin Old €. H. 



OFFICERS. 



Felix B. Hilliard 
Curtis Thompson 
Alfred B. Wright 
Joseph T. Rhodes 
John Hines 
Daniel B. Newton 
Bright Herring 
Southey Tirlington 



W. Master 
S. Warden 
J. Warden 
Secretary 
Treasurer 
S. Deacon 
J. Deacon 
Tyler 



MEMBERS, 



Felix B. Millard 
A.B.Wright 
John Hines 
P right Herring 



Curtis Thompson 
J. T. Rhodes 
D. B.Newton 
Southey Terlington 



27 

John Linton Jethro Gates 

William C. Buller Samuel R. Heland 

Thomas Smith Dougald McMillan 

James Moselej 

Initiated 7, passed 7, raised 7, withdrawn 2. 



Unanimity 



William D Rascoe 
Thomas V Hathaway 
Mathias E Sawyer 
Samuel T Sawyer 
John Councill 
William McNider 
Richard S Halsey 
George Lamb 



Joseph Bozman 
Nathaniel Bond 
Thomas M Carter 
Richard Wilder * 
William Bullock 
James Stewart 
J Martindale 



»d§fe, TVo. 54, Udenton 

OFFICERS. 

W Master 
S Warden 
J Warden 
Treasurer 
Secretary 
S Deacon 
J Deacon 
Tyler 

MEMBERS* 

John H Haughton 
Richard T Brownrigg 
Duncan McDonald 
Charles W Mixson 
S R Oliveira 
John W Littlejohn 
William F Bennett 



American Oeorge Liodge, No. 17, Murfreesboro 

OFFICERS- 

T J Finney W Master 

Joseph T Liles S Warden 

William Boon J Warden 

L Cowper Treasurer 

J G Cowper Secretary 

James J Banks S Deacon 



Samuel Darden 
B P Wells 
A B Slaughter 
Elder James Delk 



J Deacon 
Steward 
Tyler 
Chaplain 



MEMBERS. 



P T Peebles 
Benjamin Beat 
Benjamin Wells 
George Speers 
M Deans 
William Barnes 
J Maget 
E Jigitts 
C A Nash 
P Jordan 
F C A Moore 
Exum Liles 
John Williams 
T Winson 
T J Harper 
James Early 
K Rayner 
D L McGlon, F C 
J H Wheeler 
Charles Vann 

Admitted 4, initiated 4, 
removed 2. 



R C Borland 
S Borland 
J R Darden 
James Grimes 
B Moore 
Samuel Moore ~ 
Samuel Darden 
G W Binn 
Jesse Porter 
William Darden 
A W Darden 
T H Mitchell 
William O Bolar 
W Beal 
J Sherrod 
J H Pin son 
J Jenkins, FC 
William Petty 
TV Roberts 

passed 3, raised 2, rejected 1,. 



University l<odge, No, §0, Chapel Hill. 



OFFICERS. 



H M Cane 
John W McGee 
Jones Watson 
J B McDade 
John Hutchins 
Isaac J Collier 
Ruffin Durham 
.Minton Utley 



W Master 
S Warden 
J Warden 
Secretary 
Treasurer 
S Deacon 
J Deacen 
Tyler 



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MEMBERS. 



Mad i sail R Sugg 
N J Khig 
L K Pratt 
John Lewis 
Charles McCauley 
John Hutchins 
AVilliam Rencher 
Matthew McCauley 
William Durham 
James Trice 
W A Thompson 
John W Carr 
William Nurill 
T F Christman 



William B Vandiford 
Willis Barbee 
Thomas D Adams 
B Cheek 
Isaac Craig 
Zachariah Rhodes 
Charles J Freeland. 
James M Moring 
Z Trice 

A M Henderson 
David Kirkland 
Ruffin Durham 
A B Gunter 
Samuel Kirkland 



If oyal Wlaite Hart I.odge, No. 2, Haiifax. 



John II Harwell 
William W Brickie 
James ^'raizer 
Jos L Simmons 
F S Marshall 
A A Litchford 



OFFICERS, 
For the year 1834. 

W Master 
S Warden 
J Warden 
Secretary 
Treasurer 
Tyler 



E H Eure 
James Fraizer 
J L Simmons 
Warren Harris 
F S Marshall 
A A Litchford 



OFFICERS, 
For the year 1835. 

W Master 
S Warden 
J Warden 
Secretary 
Treasurer 
Tyler 



C2. 



m 



OFFICERS, 
For the year 1836. 



James Simmons 
James Fraizer 
L B Powell 
Jos L Simmons 
F S Marshall 
E Slocum 



W Master 
S Warden 
J Warden 
Secretary 
Treasurer 
Tyler 



W^illis Alston 
EHEure 
John T Clantoii 
J H McLemore 
Stephen Read 
James Simmons 
Thomas L Berryman 
Landon Clanton 
O J Nevelle 
William M Deford 
M C Turner 
M A Wilcox 
Benjamin Cample 
E B Freeman 
B Carter 

William W Brickie 
Henry Harris 
Robt C Bond 
A A Litchford 
Richard H Long 
N L B Stith 
W H Hardee 
N H Thomas 
B F Hallsey 
L B Powell 
George W Owen 
William H Pope 
William D Canstaphe 

Admitted 3, initiated 
died 5. 



MEMBEKS. 

Thomas R Nevili 
H G Burton 
Mark H Pettway 
A. Joyner 
James S Pearson 
F S xMarshall 
George W Gary 
R F W H Perkins 
John Falcon 
John Alston 
Eaton R Newsom 
E H Neville 
Martin Read 
W L Long 
John H Harwell 
Joseph Simmons 
James Fraizer 
Warren Harris 
B S Long 
Henry M Purnell 
Quinton H Trottman 
G W^ Taylor 
Jesse H Simmons 
N A Taylor 
William H Brown 
E Slocum 
Henry F Bond 
Daniel Eelbeck 
7, passed 7, raised 7, withdrawn 6, 



31 

List of Lodges under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge 
of North Carolina, L, 5836. 



St. John's, 


No. 1, 


Wilmington 


Royal White Hart, 


2, 


Halifax 


St. John's, 


3, 


Newbern 


Phoenix, 
Washington, 


8, 


Fayetteville 


15, 


Beaufort 


American George, 


17, 


Murfreesborough . 


Phalanx, 


31, 


Charlotte 


Stokes, 


32, 


Concord 


Davie, 


39, 


Bertie 


Hiram, 


40, 


Raleigh 


Liberty, 


45, 


Wilkesborough 


Hall, 


53, 


Currituck 


Unanimity, 


54, 


Edenton 


King Solomon, 


56, 


Northampton 


Concord, 


58, 


Tarborough 


Perseverance, 


59, 


Plymouth 


Union, 
Kilwinning, 


62, 


Waynesborough 


64, 


Wadesborough 


Williams, 


66, 


Currituck 


Scotland Neck, 


68, 


Halifax 


Taylor, 


69, 


Beaufort 


Eagle, 


71, 


Hillsborough 


Golden Fleece, 


74, 


Milton 


Widow's Son, 


76, 


Camden 


Greensborough, 


76, 


Guilford 


Albemarle, 


77, 


Hertford 


Sharon, 


78, 


Greenville 


Charity, 


78, 


Windsor 


University, 


80, 


Chapel Hill 


Zion, 


81, 


Trent Bridge 


Mount Moriah, 


82, 


Statesville 


Lafayette, 


83, 


Onslow C. H. 


Fellowship, 


84, 


Smithfield 


Morning Star, 


85, 


Nashville 


Lafayette, 


86, 


Louisburg 


Line, 


87, 


Duplin Old C. H. 


Enfield, 


88, 


Enfield, 


Eastern, 


89, 


Elizabeth City 


Skeewarkee, 


90, 


Williamston 


Western Star, 


91, 


Rutherfordton 


Joseph Warren, 


92, 


Stantonsburg 


Franklin, 


94, 


Hyde 


Jerusalem, 


95, 


Hookerton 


St. John's, 


96, 


Kinston 


Wake Forest, 


97, 


Wake 


Hiram, 


98, 


Clinton 


Fulton, 


99, 


Salisbury 


Rising Sun, 


100, 


Morganton 


Warren, 


101, Kenansville 



Pitttsborough, By dispensation. 



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